Nine months after developer FromSoftware Temporarily removed online services for Dark Souls PC games, a move caused by a potentially dangerous exploit discovered in its multiplayer component, the studio has brought another of those games back online. FromSoftware announced Tuesday that online servers for Dark Souls 2: Scholar of the first sin on Windows PC has been reactivated.
Along with that good news, FromSoftware and publisher Bandai Namco also came up with some bad news: Dark souls The pre-dead version of the PC game will remain offline forever.
On the official Dark Souls Twitter account, FromSoft and Bandai Namco announced that the online features – competitive and cooperative play – have been restored to the DirectX 11 version of Dark Souls 2and online features for the base version of the game (on DirectX 9) will return “at a later date”.
The Dark Souls Twitter account also noted online services for the PC version of 2012 Dark souls Prepared for Death Editions will no longer be supported “due to legacy systems.” Developers and publishers said it plans to restore online services for the PC version of Dark Souls Remasteredreleased in 2018, but did not provide an estimate.
FromSoft before restore online features for Dark Souls 3 in August.
In January, FromSoftware announced that it would be removing online features from the Dark Souls game on Windows PCs after a vulnerability was discovered that could lead to the installation of malicious code on other users’ computers. . The PlayStation and Xbox versions of the Dark Souls game were not affected, but at the time FromSoft fans were concerned that the same vulnerability could affect the PC version of the game. Elden Ring. The developer released a statement in February, before Elden Ringof the release, to assure players that “necessary security measures are in place for this game on all target platforms.